It takes a village to educate the next generations. The Jesuits of Zambia-Malawi Province have partnered with the following organizations and to ensure the success and sustainability of Loyola Jesuit Secondary School.
We are working in full cooperation with the Ministry of Education in Malawi in the running of Loyola Jesuit, which means the government will provide salaries for the teachers and some support staff, enabling the school to be run in a cost-effective manner. By following a government-approved syllabus, our graduating students will qualify for colleges and universities.
Because Loyola Jesuit will be a “grant-aided” school, run in cooperation with the Government of Malawi. much lower fees will be charged than at a private school, making education more widely available to all.
The Jesuits are working in close cooperation with the Episcopal Conference of Malawi, and through the Archdiocese of Lilongwe. A representative of the Archbishop, Msgr. Sonkhani, played a principal role in our Groundbreaking Ceremony on Friday 21 September 2012.
Click here for copies of the endorsement letters from the Ministry of Education, the Zambia-Malawi Province of the Society of Jesus, and the Kasungu Municipal Council. For the letter of approval from the Superior-General of the Jesuits, click here.
The Jesuits of the British Province (www.jesuit.org.uk) were among the earliest supporters of the establishment of Loyola Jesuit Secondary School (LJSS). Donation of a portion of the money gained from the sale of St. Cuthbert’s Gospel helped us get underway with construction of the school in Kasungu, Malawi. For some recent news about LJSS, go to www.jesuit.org.uk/first-boarders-start-malawi-school
For information on St. Cuthbert’s Gospel, go to http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=St_Cuthbert_Gospel&oldid=629501902
For Several years, the Wisconsin Province of the Society of Jesus provided substantial assistance to LJSS in our Fundraising efforts. We are deeply appreciative for the help, suggestions and encouragement. Since January 2015, that specific service is now provided by a new partner, the office of Jesuit Missions in Washington DC. Donations for LJSS are received and acknowledged through this office ( 1016 NW 16 St, Suite 400, Washington DC 20036) for more details go to ” Support Us”
LJSS is featured on the website of the Jesuit Missions office in Ireland: listen to a podcast interview with Pete Henriot, the LJSS Director of Development; read more about his recent talk at the Milltown Institute in Dublin; or get the facts on LJSS from the mission office’s profile on the school or feature on Kasungu.
By Pete Henriot SJ Jesuit Education, Malawi, África, Loyola Jesuit Secondary School
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